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Poster: Jim F Date: Apr 9, 2009 7:42pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: smoking or non smoking

Here in St. Louis it's around 5 bucks a pack. For years I've smoked American Spirit roll-yer-own, pouches went for around $3.75, tins for around 12 bucks. Now pouches are about 8 bucks, tins something like 25-30 bucks. What other product can be taxed to double it's price in a day and people not go completely crazy? Try doing that to the poison sold at McDonald's and Burger King and see how well it goes over.

I'm basically quitting now myself. I can't smoke discount brands and otherwise cannot stand the flavor of anything but American Spirit. I'm currently filling a Dugout with American Spirit tobacco and taking one-hits. Yeah, it looks a little funny in public, but hey, that's what the things were made for in the first place, right?

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Poster: rastamon Date: Apr 9, 2009 7:58pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: smoking or non smoking

hmmmm...grow your own tobacco...problem resolved(?)

"they" do not want you to quit, it's too good a tax revenue.
wonder what Obama pays for cigs

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Poster: William Tell Date: Apr 10, 2009 11:01am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: smoking: only after you've done your part

Yeah, ironic that they "count" on huge funding stream for things to do with child health care and education via these taxes!

Think if we could tax masturbation for 12-22 yr old males...National Debt-Smedt.

We'd be rolling in it in no time.

Hmmm, if they shut down the forum, they could even add all of us to the revenue generating stream (pun intended).

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Poster: Jim F Date: Apr 9, 2009 8:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: smoking or non smoking

I've always wondered about that, how do you go about getting a tobacco plant to grow at home, are you even "legally" allowed? is it like having your own still or whatnot for alcohol?